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HTC Announces First Ever Vive Summit

HTC is bringing us their first major Vive livestream headlined by some of the most popular esports personalities, organized in partnership with VRScout and Team SoloMid. The event, taking place on Sunday, January 15th here at VRScout’s studios in Los Angeles, will be streamed live to twitch.tv/htc.

Throughout the show, players will walk through some of the most exciting new Vive content and engage in unique challenges and competitions. Beyond providing viewers with a comprehensive look at the future of gaming, the summit aims to present the Vive and its experiences as a new medium for inventive entertainment.

vive-tracker-ces3Topping off today’s announcement are Soren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and Jason “WildTurtle” Tran from Team SoloMid, one of the most prominent esports organizations in the West. Bjergsen and WildTurtle are professional League of Legends players and stout veterans in the North American League Championship Series. Both will look to bring their years of professional gaming experience to the world of virtual reality as never before seen.

There will be 13 professional gamers participating in the event in total. The remaining invitees will be announced in the days leading up to the summit. In addition to Team SoloMid in attendance, two other sponsored teams, Cloud9 and Team Liquid, will also be represented at this event. Professional gamers spanning four different popular esports titles will give esports and gaming fans a first-of-its-kind experience come show time. Viewers should also expect plenty of on-stream giveaways as HTC raffles away two Vives and multiple Vive game bundles.

Don’t miss this unique stream coming to you live on Sunday, January 15th at 1pm Pacific time on twitch.tv/htc.

For more information, visit summit.vive.com.

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Jonathan Nafarrete

Jonathan Nafarrete is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of VRScout.

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